CFPA Gross Margin Team Lead Microsoft has been driving dramatic transformation across a number of different areas – corporate governance and senior leadership, organizational structure and of course business strategy to better position the company to thrive and grow and help customers with their digital transformation. CFPA sits at the forefront of these changes and plays a key role in enabling and leading many of them.
This role in CFPA will lead a 20 person team responsible for financial management and end-to-end ownership of all aspects of Microsoft's gross margin, whether it be actual performance to long range planning, financial reporting to business analysis, and/or committed revenue to gross margins. It is a highly visible role with regular interaction across the financial leadership team, including the company's chief financial officer and chief accounting officer, as well as revenue and COGS leads from the engineering and sales groups. Core deliverables include analytical and content ownership for presentations
The primary requirement for this position is a high level of demonstrated proficiency across all the leadership competencies in similarly challenging and complex roles. In particular, critical requirements include: Outstanding executive communication, maturity, and business acumen skills A proven capability in driving process improvement and effectiveness through simplification and holistic, end-to-end optimization Excellent cross-group collaboration, communication, and partnership competencies given the many stakeholders this role interacts with Experience leading and developing finance teams